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Tom Spendlove

Tom Spendlove

Assistant Professor

College of Engineering and Technology

Engineering and Technology

Contact Information

Phone: 828.227.2238
Office: 113 Belk Building
Pronouns: he / him / his


Tom Spendlove is an Assistant Professor of Practice in the School of Engineering + Technology. He joined Western after fifteen years at Baker College in Flint, Michigan and ten years in automotive product design. He teaches courses in the Engineering Technology discipline.


  • MS, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • BS, Kettering University GMI Engineering & Management Institute

Teaching Interests

Tom is interested in teaching courses related to the engineering design process, product development, and rapid prototyping.

Research Interests

Professor Spendlove is interested in engineering education, product design and development, and manufacturing.

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